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7 Ways Of Getting Hepatitis C

The New year is here and I thought it would be a good idea to spread some good knowledge around. A lot of folks have been asking me about Hepatitis C Transmission. Here is the fast version:

My Experience With A Liver Biopsy

Yesterday at 8 am I was given a liver biopsy at the hospital. Overall, I would say that the experience was not as bad as I thought it would be. Everyday I’m reminded that my past Heroin use was a huge mistake. This day it made me feel sick to the stomach! The first thing they did was

Black patients fare well on Vertex hepatitis C drug

By Bill Berkrot NEW YORK | Sat Oct 30, 2010 9:12am EDT (Reuters) – A closer look at data from a late stage trial of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc’s eagerly anticipated hepatitis C drug telaprevir showed impressive cure rates for black patients and for patients with advanced liver disease. In the Phase III study known as […]

Big Pharma gets called out!

I found this chart on Stumble Upon and It is exactly correct. If you look at the very bottom of the chart you’ll see a bunch of notes describing source information. That means this chart was researched and that the author did not just pull the information out of thin air. Check it out:

Deadlier than AIDS: Why is This Travesty Allowed to Continue in the U.S.?

This is a very important article about “Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Strains”! It is a very well researched and sobering article from Dr. Joseph Mercola. This is something that I personally have always wandered about. A few years ago, I would get upset when this subject would be mentioned and people would not take it seriously. Humans really are afraid of change, and in my opinion, this single fault is what causes many of the downfalls that we are suffering from as a species. In my observations, it really does seem that the majority of people would rather just bury their heads in the sand rather then actually trying to change how we do things when we find that a certain practice could result in harm down the road. That seems to be the case with the ever increasing amount of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Strains.

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